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Middle East life expectancy drops due to conflict

Wars and uprisings in the Middle East have wiped five years off local life expectancy due to high casualties and drops in healthcare standards, a study warns.
from SciDev.Net on Aug 29, 2016.
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Colombian state and FARC rebels formally end their 52-year war

Over 50 years of violence between Colombia’s state and FARC rebels officially ends at midnight Monday when a formal ceasefire takes effect.
from Colombia Reports on Aug 29, 2016.

India lifts curfew in most of Kashmir

The Indian authorities today lifted the curfew in most of Jammu and Kashmir state, which has been hit by clashes between residents and police.
from Sputnik on Aug 29, 2016.

Nigeria ready to swap Boko Haram detainees for Chibok girls

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the federal government’s readiness to swap the over 200 abducted Chibok schoolgirls with Boko Haram detainees.
from Daily Trust on Aug 29, 2016.

Zimbabwe opposition parties vow further demonstrations

A group of more than 20 opposition political parties in Zimbabwe said they will not be cowed by police brutality.
from Nehanda Radio on Aug 27, 2016.
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China's soil plan needs strong support

Pollution concern in China is moving from air and water qualit to the very ground beneath China's feet.
from Nature on Aug 28, 2016.

Is Pakistan witnessing the fall of the long-distance king of Karachi?

The Muttahida Qaumi Movement, which has dominated Karachi’s politics for nearly 30 years, is facing a backlash from the Pakistani authorities and an internal power shift.
from The Conversation on Aug 27, 2016.
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Nepal: climate change and dispossession

Lack of data prevents a planned response to climate change in Nepal's Karnali river basin.
from Himal on Aug 29, 2016.
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